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New Home Sales
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Builders would benefit more from proactively shepherding customers from contract to closing than they would from merely focusing on gaining more sales.
Compared with men, women have a different approach to the process of purchasing a home and, in many cases, ultimately decide which house to buy.
Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 421,000 units in August, according to figures from HUD and U.S. Census Bureau.
Selling energy-efficient systems requires a bit of comparative math to make the value and savings more tangible to potential home buyers.
Surveys reveal what customers are saying about how well home builders are delivering customer satisfaction and where they are failing.
The 2013 BPAA winner for customer satisfaction shares its Golden Rule for creating fans.
Architects and designers see more L-shaped great rooms, more spatial definition, and a stronger connection to the outdoors.
Sales of newly built, single-family homes declined 13.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 394,000 units in July as higher mortgage rates prompted a temporary pause in buying activity.
Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose three points to 59 on the Housing Market Index (HMI) for August. This fourth consecutive monthly gain brings the index to its highest level in nearly eight years.